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08 June 2021

100th State joins ship air pollution and emissions treaty

​Argentina becomes 100th State Party to MARPOL Annex VI regulations for the prevention of air pollution from ships.

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28 May 2021

IMO working group agrees guidelines to support new GHG measures

Guidelines to support new carbon intensity cutting measures agreed by working group ahead of MEPC.

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25 May 2021

Autonomous ships: regulatory scoping exercise completed

IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee finalizes its analysis of ship safety treaties, to assess next steps for regulating Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS).

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19 May 2021

IMO calls for further action to address Gulf of Guinea piracy

Maritime Safety Committee resolution calls for greater collaboration to tackle escalating attacks in Gulf of Guinea.

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18 May 2021

IMO encourages priority vaccination for seafarers

IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee adopts recommended actions to prioritize seafarers in national COVID-19 vaccination programmes.

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06 May 2021

Supply chains firms urged to protect seafarers’ rights

New due diligence tool aims to help businesses uphold their responsibility to protect human rights at sea.

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29 April 2021

NextGEN holds first meeting to push maritime decarbonization

IMO-Singapore NextGEN project aims to facilitate collaboration and information sharing across maritime decarbonization initiatives.

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